How to use adjectives in Norwegian

How to use adjectives in Norwegian

You want to learn how to use adjectives in Norwegian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Norwegian lessons complete with useful examples. Big, small, happy, sad... we'll teach you all you need to know about Norwegian adjectives.

Norwegian adjectives

Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Adjectives come before the noun in Norwegian just like in English.


den kalde natten
the cold night
den hete natten
the hot night
den lange natten
the long night
den korte natten
the short night
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Step 7 : Adjectives in Norwegian

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Norwegian adjectives stor, liten and gammel (big, small, old). Using the nouns bok, stol and dør (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each adjective with each noun (the big book, the old chair, the small door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Norwegian adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives stor, liten and gammel with the nouns bok, stol and dør you can move on to Step 8 (Norwegian Verbs).

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